Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice created by Jonathan Melendez

This is a simple but delicious version of kimchi fried rice, and a great way to use up leftover rice. You can also add chopped leftover meat or vegetables you have in the refrigerator.

Ready In:
20mins
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ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 cups white rice (or brown rice, preferably made the night before)
  • 1 cup kim chee, chopped (kimchi)
  • 14 cup kimchi juice (liquid from the kimchi container)
  • 14 cup water
  • 2 -3 tablespoons gochujang
  • 3 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon roasted sesame seeds
  • 1 sheet nori, shredded (the Korean ingredient is called gim-gui, a thin roasted seaweed sheet)

directions

  • Heat up a wok or pan over medium heat. Add the oil.
  • Add kimchi and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • Add rice, kimchi juice, water, and gochujang. Stir in all ingredients and fry for 6-8 minutes with a wooden spatula.
  • Lightly beat the eggs in a small bowl. Push the rice to the side of the wok/pan, then add eggs and quickly use spatula to stir them into small scrambled pieces. Stir the egg pieces into the rest of the rice.
  • Add sesame oil and immediately remove wok/pan from heat.
  • Sprinkle with green onion, sesame seeds, and seaweed. Serve immediately.
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"This is a simple but delicious version of kimchi fried rice, and a great way to use up leftover rice. You can also add chopped leftover meat or vegetables you have in the refrigerator."

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    Had this for dinner with a fried egg on top and it was SO good! Not too spicy at all. Loved the nori topping with sesame seeds. It gave it a nice finishing touch.
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